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Stamford Mayor David Martin: Improving quality of life a top priority

Addressing traffic congestion and fighting perceptions of over-development are two of his key challenges, Martin said.

Connecticut makes its pitch for Amazon’s HQ2

Other contenders include New York City, Boston, and Austin, Tex., home to Whole Foods -- which Amazon acquired recently.

Danbury, Bridgeport will continue to pursue Amazon HQ

“We feel the City of Danbury is the strongest location to service Amazon’s second North American headquarters,” Mayor Mark Boughton said.

Stamford makes DECD short list for Amazon proposals

Cities that did not win DECD approval such as Bridgeport may still make direct appeals to the retail giant.

UPDATE: Westchester tries to stand out in crowded field to woo...

Westchester County will enter "Super Bowl" of economic development.

Astorino pitches Westchester County for Amazon’s new headquarters

Westchester County will compete in the economic development "Super Bowl" for the company's $5 billion new headquarters.

Stamford joins the race to lure Amazon’s second HQ

"We are putting together a competitive application that will be appealing to Amazon," Stamford Mayor David Martin said.

Amazon buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Whole Foods holds a 2.7 percent market share in the $611.9 billion supermarkets and grocery stores industry.

Stratford writer seeks crowdfunding help for bookstore venture

Nikkya Hargrove credits the new emergence of independent bookstores with neighborhoods renewing their sense of self-identity as a reason for pursuing a bookstore for Stratford.

Amazon reportedly considering purchase of BJ’s Wholesale Club

Amazon was considering the possibility of buying BJ’s Wholesale Club, which operates 213 stores and 130 gas stations in 15 states, according to a news report.

Citigroup tech executive talks security, cloud, automation in inaugural TAMI talk

Citigroup Inc. faces a potential cyberattack every 20 seconds, according to Don Callahan, the head of global operations and technology at the bank and...

Atlas Air stock soars following Amazon deal announcement

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. will provide air transport services to assist electronic commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. in delivering packages to its customers. The new commercial...

Direct Eats takes specialty food shopping online

Serial entrepreneur David Hack of Weston is taking on the $120 billion organic and specialty foods industry along with top-tier players from Amazon to Whole Foods.

Priceline.com launches hotel app for Amazon’s Fire phone

The Norwalk-based travel website builds a hotel search and booking app for users of Amazon's new Android-based smartphone.